Learn More About Studying In United Arab Emirates (UAE)

UAE: Overview

With some of the best business and employment opportunities available, it is no surprise that UAE attracts people from all corners of the world. This ultra modern city with world class infrastructure and a strategic location in the heart of the middle-east is a hub for education and commerce. The universities of UAE have the added benefits of having a culturally diverse student body, lower costs and extremely safe environments. And another bonus for Indian students is that home is never too far away.

  • Highest quality of living in the Middle East and Africa region
  • Lower costs of tuition fees and living expenses compared to the US, UK and Australia
  • 2nd best city in the world for expats to start a new business
  • Tax free - no wealth tax, no corporate tax and no income tax

Cost of Education In UAE

  • University Tuition Fees

    Depending on the course you choose, the typical annual fees for a foreign university campus in UAE would be in the range of AED 49,200 to 74,000

  • Average Student Living Costs

    Depending on your proximity to city centre and spending habits, living expenses are likely to cost anywhere between AED 2,500 and AED 4000 per month

  • Scholarships and Savings with The WorldGrad

    By completing a part of Year 1 online from home with The WorldGrad you can save up to AED 30,000: ~AED 12,500 in tuition fees and ~AED 17,500 in living cost

UAE Student Visa Guidance

You would require a confirmation letter from the overseas institution to apply for a student visa

  • Visa Requirements

    Once you get the confirmation letter from your university you will need to show proof of sufficient funds to cover airfare, course fees and living costs. You will also be required to demonstrate English language proficiency based on the recognized standardized tests like IELTS. Lastly, a medical check-up and criminal record check may also be needed.

  • Timelines

    Your student visa will take a maximum of 5 weeks to be processed and allows you to stay in UAE for up to 5 years. This is true for both UG as well as PG students.

  • Post Study Work-Rights

    You will be eligible to finish your studies and then look for work in UAE within the 5 year validity period of your visa. Upon securing a job or the end of the 5 year period you can apply for PSWR to extend your stay.

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Employability & Careers In UAE

  • Industries

    UAE economy is the 5th largest economy amongst the middle east countries with a GDP of USD 421 billion in 2020. The UAE economy is highly reliant on its revenue from oil export accounting to almost 85% of the economy. Tourism manufacturing and construction or other industries helping UAE to diversify its economy.

  • Careers

    Some of the top careers in UAE are:
    1. Accountant
    2. Electrical Engineer
    3. Civil Engineer
    4. Data Scientist
    5. Management Consultant

  • Salary

    Median salary of a fresh graduate in UAE generally ranges from AED 10,000 - 20,000

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The WorldGrad Path To A Degree In The UAE

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  • With The WorldGrad’s Unismarter you can complete the first semester of your course from home
  • From semester 2, you can move to a top ranked university campus and complete your degree
  • Unismarter helps you complete your dream career with savings of up to AED 30,000 - 50,000

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